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"Our Town" and Our Universe Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film This film introduces one of John Cheever's favorite themes, the American male's fear of losing his identity. Frustrated at the onset of age, middle-aged executive Cash Bentley attempts to recapture the glories of his college years and his athletic prowess by hurdling the living room furniture. Even a broken leg doesn't serve as a warning ... the moment it is healed hs back... Topics: Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975, Our town (Wilder, Thornton)
Biography in Sound was an hour-long documentary radio program that was produced and broadcast in the 1950s. It's one of the best examples of radio excellence - the production is exemplary and I find every episode to be compelling. It's one of my favorites; I don't understand why it isn't more well known! Each episode featured multiple guests, who often were peers or friends of the person who was the featured subject. For example, the show on Hemingway features Mickey Spillane, Gary Cooper, Al... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Biography in Sound, Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965, Old Time Radio, Winston Churchill, OTR,...